Caroline Warford (formerly Caroline Powells) searching for her father Obe Powells

MR. EDITOR-- I desire to find my people. I used to belong to Dr. Brown. My father's name was Obe Powells and my mother's name was Leanther Brown. She died when I was a babe. She was on her way out to Texas when she died, and I was given to a man who was named Parker and taken back to Alabama. This Dr. Brown came to Texas and married a lady named Mrs. Elvira Strickland, who lived in Rust county, Texas. Then the said Mr. Strickland, relation of Mrs. Strickland, who married, brought me to Texas in the 8th or 9th year of my age, which was about 8 or 9 years before Emancipation. I am now married and am the mother of 5 children. If there is any whereabouts of my father, Obe Powells, I would be thankful that any one would address me, his daughter, Caroline Warford--original name Caroline Powells. Address Rev. Allen Thomas, Pitts Bridge, Burleson county, Texas.

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